Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has three court reporting schools within its city limits. Bradford School, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 657. It is the 2676th highest ranked school in the USA and the 149th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Court Reporting students from Columbus schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Columbus area alone, there are 590 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $38,570. Court reporters in this area earn $47,140/yr and there are 140 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.150 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by court reporters, and 0.651/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 3 court reporting schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bradford School comes out as the most expensive ($19,008/yr) for court reporting students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|